1937 CORD / ONE OF MANY AMERICAN LUXURY CAR LINES CRUSHED IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION

1937 CORD / ONE OF MANY AMERICAN LUXURY CAR LINES CRUSHED IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION

1937 Cord, of the American luxury car line Cord created by E.L. Cord and manufactured by Auburn Automobile Company.
Manufactured by the Auburn Automobile Company from 1929 to 1932 and then once more from 1936 and 1937, Cord was known for their innovations and was the first American front wheeled drive to be sold in the states.

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1913 METZ / THE KIT WITH AN INSTALLMENT PLAN

1913 METZ / THE KIT WITH AN INSTALLMENT PLAN


The Metz Company (1908-1922) was a Massachusetts brass era automobile maker established by Charles Herman Metz. The young Metz began in the bicycle parts industry. He would eventually form the Waltham Manufacturing Company which dived…

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HISPANO- SUIZA / A MIX OF INFLUENCES

HISPANO- SUIZA / A MIX OF INFLUENCES

A mix of influences, a dash of beauty, a hearty pinch of clever engineering, and you have yourself a Hispano-Suiza.

One of my favorite car manufacturers (well, frankly of many) and I just can’t quite put a finger on why. Is it because the name beckons an odd curiosity as to its origins? Is it the clear beauty, luxury, and integrity evident in its design? Is because it sports one of the more entertaining of hood mascots?

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